Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (272)

Lucinda Creighton

Question:

272. Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will list in tabular form all legislation and specific sections therein that refer to powers delegated to the Minister for State with special responsibility for public service reform and the Office of Public Works and with special responsibility for international tax issues and customs reform; if he will detail the title of the civil servants who are responsible for reporting directly to said Minister of State; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24616/14]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

While the Minister of State at my Department has carried out numerous functions on my behalf, particularly in relation to the Office of Public Works and Public Service Reform, no Order under the Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment)(No. 2) Act 1977 delegating functions to the Minister of State has been signed by me.  The senior civil servants with overall reporting responsibility in the areas mentioned are the Chairman of the Office of Public Works and the Assistant Secretary who heads the Public Service Reform Unit in my Department.